By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Republican Vickie Paladino has defeated Democrat Tony Avella in their race for New York City Council.

Paladino will replace the term-limited Paul Vallone.

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The 19th district seat represents part of northeast Queens.

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CBSNewYork Team